Newton County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States  > Georgia > Newton County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1821--Newton County was created  24 December 1821 from Henry, Jasper and Walton Counties.
County seat: Covington [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1883 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Genealogy

  • G. H. P. Noah Phillips of Newton County, GA. and Litchfield, Conn. His Ancestors and Descendants. Covington, Georgia. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

1885-1886 Marriages from newspapers Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).